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  • Ghosts in Savannah, charm in Charleston

    Ghosts in Savannah, charm in Charleston
    It was 11 p.m. on a muggy May night in Savannah when we came to an eerie, three-story mansion on a quiet square with moss-covered trees -- the last stop on our ghost tour. The home on Abercorn Street, a dilapidated Greek-revival structure, is owned by...
  • Florida business groups court more internationals for tourism, labor

    Florida business groups court more internationals for tourism, labor
    Many interests in Florida want more internationals coming here and they are working hard to make that happen. The inscription on the Statue of Liberty about "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," doesn't apply...
  • St. Thomas' Magens Bay: white-sand beach and turquoise waters

    St. Thomas' Magens Bay: white-sand beach and turquoise waters
    Legend has it that Sir Francis Drake regularly anchored in Magens Bay with its spectacular white-sand beaches. The 16th-century British privateer also reportedly hung out on the hillsides above Magens Bay in order to spot approaching Spanish galleons...
  • National Park Service calls development plans a threat to Grand Canyon

    National Park Service calls development plans a threat to Grand Canyon
    At the rim of the Grand Canyon, busloads of Chinese tourists jostled on a recent day with twentysomething backpackers and an Amish family with rambunctious boys in suspenders and straw hats, all eager for a prime viewing spot. They gazed out on a...
  • Foreigner keeps moving with old hits, new lineup

    Foreigner, the rock band that sold 35 million albums from 1977-87 to make it one of the Top 50 best-selling acts of all time, is hitting the road again this summer, continuing a touring schedule that hasn't slowed down since its heyday. This time, the...
  • Savor the spirit: Whiskey tasting in Kentucky and Tennessee

    I travel the world, drinking. Along the way, I learn exactly how drinks that rule the world are made. I've sipped and swirled Champagne and Cognac in France, Guinness in Dublin and Scotch in — where else — Scotland. And although whiskeys are...
  • Craft whiskeys: A cross-country tour

    Craft whiskeys: A cross-country tour
    It's retro, handmade, local, sustainable and pricey. Seems like a winning combination. And suddenly it is. Across the nation, entrepreneurs are jumping on the craft distillery wagon, joining small and large corporations in the fine art of whiskey-...
  • The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards

    The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards
    Connecticut has at least 200 mostly small, emphatically local museums. Although they have almost nothing in common — local history being the least homogenous thing imaginable — they do share a kind of exuberant localism. If you want to know...
  • Bucks County home of Pearl S. Buck will inspire those who visit

    Tour Pearl S. Buck's home in Bucks County and you'll feel as if you've discovered a treasure as prized as an oyster's pearl. Layer after layer of Buck's story will peel away and inspire you as you go room to room, walk the grounds and visit her grave. A...
  • Foreigner bassist says band keeps moving with older hits, newer lineup

     
    Foreigner, the rock band that from 1977-87 sold 35 million albums to make it one of the Top 50 best-selling music acts of all time, this summer is hitting the road again, continuing a touring schedule that hasn’t slowed down......
  • Cashing In On Climate Change — Wanna Bet?

    The reality of climate change has penetrated common culture, but the gravity of the situation has not. I have an example so egregious that I decided to share it with you. "Beat the heat" is a catchy phrase commonly used by advertisers to draw...